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Funding the University

Sean Bruce, News Reporter

February 5, 2013

Medical researchers at the University of Illinois Springfield and Southern Illinois University can look forward to new funding opportunities thanks a generous donation. The Caryl Towsley Moy, Ph.D., Endowment Fund for Collaborative...

Radical Student Union protests at Campus Senate

Daymon Kiliman, News Reporter

February 5, 2013

The Campus Senate, in an extended session, delayed voting on a proposed minor in liberty studies. Some faculty, students, and alums have questioned whether the minor represents an ideological agenda and could be influenced by...

Police Beat

Andrew Craven

February 4, 2013

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of January 23, 2013 to February 9, 2013. • Traffic Stops (15) - Police issued 7 citations and 10 warnings. • Motorist Assists...

Trustees approve tuition hike

Daymon Kiliman, Assistant Editor of News

January 29, 2013

Four-year guaranteed tuition will increase 1.7 percent, or $5.25 per credit hour, for in-state first-year students beginning Fall 2013, per recommendation of the Board of Trustees at a meeting last week in Chicago. Graduate students...

Shots fired, the sound you never want to hear

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

January 29, 2013

Gunfire on campus. This is the nightmare scenario for many universities across the nation. The odds of this happening are astronomically low, somewhat like being struck by lightning. That doesn’t stop University officials and...

Police Beat

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

January 28, 2013

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of Jan. 21 2013 to Jan. 28 2013. Traffic Stops (34) - Police issued 14 citations and 23 warnings. Motorist Assists (15) B...

Campus Senate discusses counseling program, pays tribute to late professor emerita

Daymon Kiliman, Assistant Editor of News

December 4, 2012

The Campus Senate is considering a resolution that would raise the minimum requirements for graduation from the Human Development Counseling program to 61 credit hours. The increase would allow the program to maintain accreditation...

New Vendor Task force and parking, topics for SGA

LaNee Wood, Sports Reporter

December 4, 2012

Student Government Association created group, the New Vendors Task Force,  proposed that in the new student union building that there be a “Pub style restaurant” that be run by UIS food service employees. Instead of implementing...

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